The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chelmsford region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 31 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.23% 3.11% 7.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.33% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Median salary £24,000 £24,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -43.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 150 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 87.12% 93.17% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 131 133 78
Median salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,683
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of job ads across the Chelmsford region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chelmsford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) CMMI
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
4 1 (20.00%) MISRA
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Telematics
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CMMI
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware